We report the case of a 28-year-old woman with type B chronic aortic dissection extending from a ductus diverticulum aneurysm. The patient was successfully treated by interposition of a Hemashield 26-mm woven Dacron graft with a left posterolateral thoracotomy approach. Circulatory arrest through profound hypothermia and short retrograde cerebral circulation were employed during proximal anastomosis of the graft.
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Jikuya, T., Matsuzaki, K., Watanabe, K. et al. Aortic dissection extending from ductus diverticulum dneurysm. Jpn J Thorac Caridovasc Surg 46, 595–598 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03217786
- aortic dissection
- ductus diverticulum aneurysm
- hypothermic circulatory arrest